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Jun 24, 2019 7:00:00 AM

Macro Trends That Drive International Shipping

Tariffs continue to be the hot topic in the world of international trade these days. The ongoing trade war with China over trade imbalance and intellectual property theft, the recent threats of a trade war with Mexico

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Aug 28, 2018 7:00:00 AM

The Tariff Tally... Part II

A lot has been happening of late in the news regarding trade and tariffs resulting from the ongoing trade war between the US and its partners. It appears that that the trade is starting to focus more exclusively on

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Jul 20, 2018 7:00:00 AM

A Global Slowdown in Imports and Exports… and the Reasons Why!

On midnight, Friday morning on July 6th, $34 billion in tariffs were levied by the United States onto China as the opening volley of the US/China trade war commenced. As reported by Danielle Paquette, David J. Lynch

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Jul 6, 2018 5:20:31 AM

Emergency Bunker Surcharges & Increased Ocean Freight Rates

Over the past couple of months, the Xport Blog has written on rising bunker fuel prices. To accommodate these increased costs, increased bunker rates started to occur on June 1st, 2018. On July 1st, many of the largest

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